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Delphi Automotive probed by U.S. Senators for failure to replace GM’s defective ignition switches
Tuesday, U.S. senators began to turn their questions about the massive General Motors (GM) ignition switch recall to the company’s ignition switch supplier, Delphi Automotive PLC. The controversial defective ignition switches are believed to have been responsible for 13 fatal
“See Tracks? Think Train!” campaign focuses on teaching Americans awareness of railway safety
A debut national public safety campaign has set its aim for decreasing the number of highway-railroad crossing fatalities across the United States. “See Tracks? Think Train!” will be coming to various cities and towns across the nation to highlight the
18-wheeler crashes underline importance of safe driving around big rigs
A pair of traffic accidents involving 18-wheelers in Alabama on Tuesday underscored the dangers inherent in sharing the road with a big rig. Investigators are still evaluating the causes of two separate crashes, one that involved a fiery big-rig crash
The death of a University of Alabama student at a party spurs $10 million wrongful death lawsuit
Days before the statute of limitations would have barred the complaint from the court system, a $10 million wrongful death lawsuit was filed by the family of a University of Alabama student who drowned in the Black Warrior River in
Airplane crash in SE Georgia kills Prattville native and his fellow flight school student
A Prattville, Ala., native was one of two men killed earlier this week when the single-engine airplane they were flying in crashed into a marshy area about four miles from Brunswick, Ga.
Listeria monocytogenes contamination spurs large recall of Parkers Farm products
A recall is currently being conducted by the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries Consumer Food Safety Inspectors after it was determined that many varieties of the Parkers Farm Acquisition snack foods were contaminated by Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. The bacteria
Colorado plane crash victims believed to be Alabama family
Authorities confirmed the presence of five bodies believed to be of a Gadsden, Ala., family and pilot inside a single-engine airplane that crashed into a high-altitude reservoir in Southwestern Colorado Saturday afternoon.
Alabama man files testosterone side effects lawsuit after suffering stroke
An Alabama man has filed a lawsuit against the makers of the testosterone replacement treatment Testim, claiming the drug caused him to have a stroke.
Waterkeeper Alliance claims AGR train oil spill has not been effectively cleaned by EPA and ADEM
On Nov. 7, 2013, an Alabama & Gulf Coast Railway L.L.C. (AGR) train derailed near Aliceville in west Alabama, resulting in fiery explosions and millions of gallons of crude oil spilled. However, promises of an aggressive cleanup in the affected wetlands